The Pioneer girls’ lacrosse team went 11-11 last year and saved their best for last. The won a sixth consecutive MHSAA Regional championship and ruled the city once again.
They beat Skyline and Huron once again. The Pioneers have never lost to Skyline and the last time they lost to Huron was in 2012, but they avenged that lose in the regional championship game 2012.
The 2016 season ended with a loss in the 2016 MHSAA semifinals to Birmingham United.
The 2017 class that was once 18 strong has now dwindled to six seniors but Pioneer is ready to roll into 2017 with the same high expectations and commitment to excellence.
“Our expectations are to be accountable, be leaders and be effective communicators,” said Coach Zach Maghes. “These six seniors have done an honorable job leading the program through preseason and into the start of the 2017 season.”
The seniors are Quinn Moffet (A), Davney Holley (A), Karleigh Marable (A), Celia Ayers (M), Reagan Malcolm (M), and Annelore Fleischmann (D).
Photos by D. Holley